becoming empathetic

Becoming Empathetic

I’m a thinker. Tried and true. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve sat in a therapist’s chair and proudly explained how I felt about a situation. As someone who, like many others, repressed negative emotions, I’ve been in therapy to work on processing said emotions, so I feel proud of myself when I can name them. I would sit back in my therapist’s … Continue reading Becoming Empathetic

breaking up with my therapist

Breaking Up with My Therapist

We’ve all been through breakups before. The hurt feelings, the tubs of ice cream, the big, gaping hole in your life and social calendar. Plenty of sitcoms and movies had prepared me for breakups between romantic partners, maybe even between friends. But nothing I’ve ever experienced has prepared me for my breakup with my therapist. My office is moving to a building farther away from … Continue reading Breaking Up with My Therapist